Men of the Lagos State Police Command have apprehended the driver of the BRT bus Bamise Ayanwole boarded in the Ajah area of the state.

It was earlier reported that the 22-year-old lady who went missing on February 26 after boarding a BRT bus from work, was found dead on Carter Bridge by Ogogoro community in Lagos Island, on Sunday, March 6. Read here

In a new development disclosed in a statement released on Monday afternoon, March 7, by Jubril Gawat, Senior Special Assistant to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the driver has now been arrested.

The Police has also confirmed the report of her death in a statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu.

Read the statement below,

“The bereaved family has been contacted and family members have identified the corpse as that of Oluwabamise Ayanwole, the lady earlier declared missing.

The Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi, fdc, mnim, psc, is saddened by this incident and, therefore, expresses, on behalf of the management, officers and men of the command, his heartfelt condolence to the bereaved family.

Notwithstanding the death of Oluwabamise, the detectives handling the case would not rest on their oars until her killers are found.

We, therefore, assure the concerned public and the bereaved family that we are closing on on the culprits and we are sure that soon the suspects would be arrested and made to face justice for this murderous act.”